AMIETE 2020 Exam Pattern, Syllabus & Marking Scheme

    Neha Rani Neha Rani
    Exams Prep Master

    Associate Membership of Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers or AMIETE is the graduate level examination of the three examinations held by the Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (IETE).

    • AMIETE 2020 will be conducted by Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers twice a year.
    • The exam will be conducted once in June 2020 and second time in December 2020.
    • AMIETE is divided into two sections; section A and section B.
    • Each section has two parts one and two.
    • Part one of section A will cover six subjects while part two will cover five subjects.
    • Part one of section B will cover five subjects while part two will cover two compulsory subjects and two elective subjects.

    Apart from the written test, project work and attending seminars are mandatory. The syllabus is covered from physics, chemistry and mathematics section of class 12.

    AMIETE 2020 Pattern Highlights

    AMIETE 2020 Exam Pattern highlights table will assist candidates to understand the exam format and prepare accordingly.

    Mode of AMIETE 2020 exampen and paper mode (offline)
    Number of papers20 theory paper
    Number of sections2
    Question paper typeObjective type multiple choice
    Exam languageEnglish
    SubjectsPhysics, chemistry and mathematics
    Project passing percentage50% or 5 CPGA
    Stream options availableElectronics and Telecom Engineering (ET), Computer Science and Engineering (CS), Information Technology (IT)

    AMIETE 2020 Exam Pattern in Detail

    AMIETE 2020 will be divided into two sections broadly covering a total of 20 theory papers. Each of the two sections will be sub divided into part 1 and part 2.

    • Section A will have 11 theory papers while section B will cover 9 theory papers.
    • Each of the two sections will have 2 practical papers.
    • Candidates will also need to attend seminars while working on the project work assigned to them.
    • Every candidate in addition to the above mentioned pattern will need to go through a mandatory training on communication skills and technical writing.
    • Though it will be a mandatory training but it will not add any value to the overall score of the candidate.
    • Post completion of 14 theory papers, candidates will be allowed to start project work.
    • Minimum of 50% marks is required on the theory portion in order to appear for the practical examination.

    AMIETE 2020 Marking Scheme

    AMIETE 2020 exam will follow a grade based marking strategy. Below points will encourage candidates to understand, the marking pattern of the competitive examination.

    • A minimum of 50% of marks will be required in the theory papers in order to start working on the practical lab based portion of the exam.
    • Candidates will need to secure a minimum of 4 grade points per subject and an aggregate of 5 CGPA in total to crack AMIETE 2020 exam.
    • Since AMIETE 2020 will follow grade system so, 4 grade points will be equivalent to securing grade D in the exam.
    • On seminars and practical lab based exam, a candidate must secure a minimum of C grade that is grade point 5 in order to clear AMIETE 2020 exam.
    • The below chart will explain subject wise grade and grade points and their equivalence to each other.
    • Attending the required grade is essential to pass the exam.
    • Anything below D grade will be considered not qualified under AMIETE 2020 Exam Pattern.
    GradeGrade Point
    • Each theory paper will carry 4 credit scores.
    • The project work or lab based practical paper will carry in total 8 credit scores.
    • Seminars will carry in total 4 credit scores.
    • Candidates securing 9 CGPA or more will pass AMIETE 2020 with distinction.
    • Anything below 9 and more than 6.5 CGPA will fetch candidate first division.
    •  Less than 6.5 and more than 5 CGPA falls under second division.
    • Any candidate scoring below 5 CGPA will be considered failed in AMIETE 2020 exam.

    AMIETE 2020 Syllabus

    AMIETE 2020 Syllabus broadly covers three subjects; physics, chemistry and mathematics. The standard of the syllabus is based on 10+2 or higher secondary level. Below list will display detail syllabus. The whole syllabus is divided into two sections compulsory and elective. Candidates are advised to select the elective subjects as per their preference and score in 10+2 exam. Selection of the correct elective subject is very important in order to perform well in AMIETE.

    Compulsory Subjects for AMIETE 2020

    The below list of subjects are compulsory and candidates need to score the required marks in all the sections.     

    Section ASection B
    Mathematics(1&2) two separate papersControl Engineering, Instrumentation & Measurements, Computer Engineering,
    Engineering GraphicsInstrumentation & Measurements, Computer Engineering,
    Applied MechanicsComputer Engineering,
    Material & ProcessesElectro-magnetics & Radiation
    Basic ElectronicsCommunication Engineering
    Signals & SystemsIndustrial Management
    Numerical Analysis & Computer ProgrammingTelecommunication System & Services
    Circuit Theory & DesignProject and seminars
    Analog & Digital ElectronicsLab Practice or practical session

    Elective subjects for AMIETE 2020

    Candidates need to select any two elective subjects from the list below;

    S. No.Elective Subjects
    1Antenna & Wave Propagation
    2Microwave Theory & Techniques
    3Digital Communications
    4Satellite & Space Communications
    5Opto-Electronics & Optical Communications
    6Physical Electronics & Solid State Devices
    7Power Electronics

    AMIETE 2020 Recommended Books

    Candidates are advised to prepare for AMIETE 2020 based on the syllabus provided. Candidates can keep referring to the official website for sample question papers and mock tests. Although the syllabus broadly revolves around 10+2 syllabus, however candidates are advised to refer to the below list of books for preparation. The below is a combined list that has subject wise reference book’s name and other details.

    SubjectBook nameAuthorISBN
    MathematicsMathematical Methods for Engineers and Physicists, Second EditionA.K. Mukhopadhyay9380578032
    MathematicsEngineering Mathematics- 1 AMIETEI.J.S.Sarna8123920539
    PhysicsMathematical PhysicsH. K. Dass8121914698
    PhysicsBasic PhysicsKarl F. Kuhn471134473
    ChemistryConcise Inorganic chemistryJ. D. Lee8126515546
    ChemistryOrganic chemistry, 7eMorrison Boyd and Bhattacharjee8131704815

    AMIETE 2020 Important Instructions

    Following is the list of important instructions that students must keep in mind before appearing for the paper:

    • Students are advised to visit the allotted examination centre at least an hour before the scheduled time
    • Those who are reaching the examination centre after the scheduled time will not be permitted to enter the exam venue
    • Students must carry admit card issued to them at time examination center
    • There will be only one question paper for each program and students will be given OMR sheet to fill the responses
    • They will be provided 10 minutes to read the instructions and also check a misprinting number of pages
    • In case of any discrepancy, students need to report invigilator in the examination hall
    • Candidates need to carry Blue/ Black Ink/ Ball point pen to fill the OMR sheet
    • Candidates will not be permitted to exit examination hall during the test.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College




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